Anthony Joshua next fight date confirmed by his promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport.
IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has a been a busy man this past year or so, between racking up his first world title inside sixteen professional fights, making a defence of it and now he is set to box again before the year is out.
Recently Londoner Joshua has been in Rio to support team GB boxers at this year’s Olympics in Brazil, offering guidance to those coming through, doing commentary for the likes of BBC and even making time to take funny pictures with the likes of lovable Irish boxing rogue Paddy Barnes:
Met @lancearmstrong and came back for another picture with @anthonyfjoshua pic.twitter.com/GnyizCFWnF
— Paddy Barnes (@paddyb_ireland) August 21, 2016
But it’s back to business soon for the big hitting Joshua. His promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed the following to Sky Sports today:
“November 26 is the date for your diary. We are changing city. The opponent and venue will be confirmed in the next few weeks.”
The race is now on to see what opponent will be secured for Joshua, with many in the game hoping for a step up in level of opposition for his next fight.
Joshua has been quoted this summer as saying he only wants a serious contender next up, so hopefully someone credible will be selected for this popular heavyweight’s next in-ring assignment.
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